Jan 13, So when the big trucks came in for king pin bushing I got the job. The front of the trucks were heavy so what I did was use screw jack with a short round rod that was smaller in dia.
than the king pin. Put the jack under the axle at the king pin. Then jack the axle up to put the weight of the truck on pushing the king pin out. Mar 30, Re: A tip for king pin removal. Quote. Postby AlleyCat» Sun Mar 29, am. Guys most king pins have a top and bottom. Measure the distance from the lock pin groove to the ends of the pin.
The shorter distance goes up. If the measurment is. 5) With the spindle shimmed, the King Pin can then be re-installed in the same manner as before. Be sure the center hole in the shim is lined-up with the hole in the axle to prevent bending the shim while installing the King Pin.
6) With the King Pin installed, the notch in the pin should be visible through the small horizontal hole in the axle. I'm using a 12 Ton Hydraulic Press to press these Bushings out of the Spindle. The Bushings are not a real tight press fit. You can easily do this with the p. Share your videos with friends, family, and the world. Jun 24, In the Ford Shop Manual, Section 2 for Front Suspension gives the procedure for installing new king pin (or spindle bolt) bushings.
Their procedure calls for Ford special tools for removing staking burrs for installing new expansion plugs, N for the spindle bolt remover and replacer, A for the spindle bushing expander, and G for the spindle bushing reamer.